5 Ways to Avoid Distractions When Writing

Hello, everybody! One of the biggest complaints I hear about not being able to get writing done is distractions, so that's what we're going to talk about today! Here are some tips to help avoid being distracted and get your work done! #1: Music Now, I'll start by saying that I'm lucky enough to not... Continue Reading →


My Top 10 Anticipated Reads for 2019

Hey, everybody! 2019 is here, and that means a whole new year of books! Here are the books I’m most excited to read this year (not necessarily that came out this year, but that I plan to read this year)! They aren't in any particular order, and with that said, let's get started! #1: THE... Continue Reading →

How to Write Realistic Friendships

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Most good books will feature at least one friendship, if not a few, so it’s important to learn how to write them well. Whether the friendship is your main plot or a sub-plot, it’s important to make it believable. Your audience can’t connect with your characters and relate to their friendship if it’s completely unrealistic. Today, I’ll only be talking about platonic relationships, because romantic chemistry and relationships deserves a post of its own, but some of the tips will still apply. Having said that, let’s get started!


It is important to have your characters share some common interests. You can’t be friends with somebody if you have absolutely nothing to talk about or do together. There should be a reason your characters enjoy each other’s company. These interests can be pretty much anything, from science, to boxing, to a love of certain T.V. shows. This can also…

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